Things to Do Near Orlando With Kids
Orlando is best known for its theme parks, from the Walt Disney World Resort to Legoland Florida. But parents and children can also enjoy a variety of other attractions within a short drive from Orlando. Here are a few to try.
Ride an airboat through theFlorida Evergladesand watch an alligator handling demonstration.
Participate in a simulated space shuttle launch at theKennedy Space Centerand tour NASA's launch headquarters.
Spend a day atClearwater Beachand enjoy a dolphin encounter cruise in the Gulf of Mexico.
Tour theWild Florida Wildlife Parkand see as many as 200 different animals, including lemurs, sloths, and zebras.
Kayak along theIndian Riverand try to spot manatees along the way.
Make your own crayons and channel your creative side at theCrayola Experience.